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Upcoming cases - Supreme Court

                                        

As at 20 May 2019

Sittings of the Supreme Court are open to the public.

Upcoming fixtures are set out below:

 

JUNE

JULY

AUGUST

updated: May fixtures list (pdf, 150 KB)

June FIXTURES list  (pdf, 129 KB)

 JUNE 2019

10 - 14 June

Case  number             

SC 54/2018         case information    

SC 55/2018

SC 56/2018

SC 57/2018

SC 58/2018

Civil and Criminal Appeals

Case Summary

Civil Appeal –Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of the application for judicial review of the District Court’s determination under s 24 of the Extradition Act 1999.
Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in upholding the District Court’s determination under s 24 of the Extradition Act 1999 – Whether the
Supreme Court of New Zealand has jurisdiction to hear an appeal under the Extradition Act if the proceedings were commenced before 1 July 2013.

Grounds on which leave was granted                                                           

The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the appeals (other than the appeal in CA302/2015).

To the extent that any of the applications for leave seek to challenge any refusal of leave by the Court of Appeal, they are dismissed. Leave to appeal is declined with regard to the appeal in CA302/2015.

Supreme Court leave application decision

MATHIAS ORTMANN v UNITED STATES OF AMERICA [2018] NZSC 126
[20 December 2018]

Court of Appeal decision

ORTMANN v UNITED STATES OF AMERICA [2018] NZCA 233 [5 July 2018]

High Court Decision

MATHIAS ORTMANN, BRAM VAN DER KOLK AND FINN HABIB BATATO V THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE DISTRICT COURT AT NORTH SHORE [2017]
NZHC 189

Case name                                 SC 54/2018
Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk and Finn Habib Batato
G M Illingworth QC, P K Spring and A K Hyde
v
The United States of America
K Raftery QC, D J Boldt, F R J Sinclair and Z A Fuhr
and The District Court at North Shore
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O’Regan, Ellen France, Williams JJ
Case name                                 SC 55/2018
Finn Habib Batato
A V G Rogers
v
The United States of America
K Raftery QC, D J Boldt, F R J Sinclair and Z A Fuhr
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O’Regan, Ellen France, Williams JJ
Case name                                 SC 56/2018
Mathias Ortmann and Bram van der Kolk
G M Illingworth QC, P K Spring and A K Hyde
v
The United States of America
K Raftery QC, D J Boldt, F R J Sinclair and Z A Fuhr
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O’Regan, Ellen France, Williams JJ
Case name                                   SC 57/2018
Kim Dotcom
R M Mansfield, S L Cogan and P C Creagh
v
The United States of America
K Raftery QC, D J Boldt, F R J Sinclair and Z A Fuhr
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O’Regan, Ellen France, Williams JJ

 

Case name                                   SC 58/2018
Kim Dotcom
R M Mansfield, S L Cogan and P C Creagh
v
The United States of America
K Raftery QC, D J Boldt, F R J Sinclair and Z A Fuhr
and The District Court at North Shore 
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O’Regan, Ellen France, Williams JJ

 

20 June

Case  number              SC 17/2019  
SC 18/2019                                  case information
Case Summary                                                                     Criminal Appeal – Whether a member of the jury appeared biased – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against conviction.
Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss
the conviction appeals.

Supreme Court leave
application decision

BROOKE CHRISTIE ROLLESTON v R [2019] NZSC 32 [21 March 2019]

Court of Appeal decision

ROLLESTON & ROCHE v R [2018] NZCA 611 [19 December 2018]

Case name                                 SC 17/2019
Brooke Christie Rolleston
E Huda
v
The Queen
K L Kensington
Criminal Appeal 
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France Williams JJ

 

Case name                                      SC 18/2019
Brandon James Roche
A J Bailey
v
The Queen
K L Kensington
Criminal Appeal 
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France JJ

 

JULY 2019

9 July

Case  number              SC 66/2018                                    case information
Case name                                 Douglas Craig Schmuck v Opua Coastal Preservation Incorporated and Far North District Council
Judges   William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ

 

11 July

Case  number              SC 93/2018                                        case information
Case name                                 Lemuel Misa v The Queen
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ

 

23 July

Case  number              SC 23/2019                                    case information
Case name                                 The Queen v R and W
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ

AUGUST

21 and 22 August

Case  number              SC 116/2018                                         case information
Case name                                 Lodge Real Estate Limited, Monarch Real Estate Limited, Brian King and Jeremy O'Rourke v Commerce Commission
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ